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A '''Royal Commission''' is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchy|monarchies. They have been held in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Saudi Arabia. A Royal Commission is similar in function to a '''Commission of Enquiry''' (or '''Inquiry''') found in other countries such as Republic of Ireland|Ireland, South Africa, and Hong Kong. It has considerable powers, generally greater even than those of a judge but restricted to the terms of reference of the Commission. The Commission is created by the Head of State (the Sovereign, or his/her representative in the form of a Governor-General or Governor) on the advice of the Government and formally appointed by letters patent. In practice—unlike lesser forms of inquiry—once a Commission has started the government cannot stop it. Consequently, governments are usually very careful about...
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Justice,Administration of - Ireland 26
Finance,Public - Ireland 25
Courts - Ireland 23
Financial institutions - Ireland 23
Irish papers - legal administration, police, law - legal administration and procedure 23
Irish papers - national finance 23
Ireland - Politics and government - 19th century 18
Irish papers - government 17
Drainage - Ireland 4
Irish papers - land, land law, landlord and tenant, congested districts 4
Land tenure - Ireland 4
Agriculture - Ireland 3
Inland navigation - Ireland 3
Irish papers - agriculture 3
Irish papers - transport - inland waterways 3
Judges 3
Land use - Ireland 3
Tax assessment - Ireland 3
Trials (Impeachment) 3
Baie des Chaleurs Railway Company 2
Chemins de fer 2
Compagnie du chemin de fer de la Baie des Chaleurs 2
Criminal justice, Administration of 2
Dairying 2
Governmental investigations 2
Indians of North America 2
Irish papers - legal administration, police, law - civil order, public meetings, riots, The Rising 2
Irish papers - legal administration, police, law - prisons, prisoners, punishment 2
Landlord and tenant - Ireland 2
Lumpa Church 2
Older people 2
People with disabilities 2
Police administration 2
Poor 2
Prisons - Ireland 2
Public policy (Law) - Ireland 2
Railroads 2
Rest homes 2
Riots - Ireland 2
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 2
Sects 2
University of Toronto 2
Upper Canada College 2
Wages - Great Britain 2
Agricultural credit 1
Agriculture 1
Arrest 1
Blackburn, Leonard P 1
Budget 1
Budget -- Michigan 1
City planning 1
Civil rights 1
Corruption 1
Education -- India 1
Elections - Corrupt practices - Ireland 1
Electrical Development Company of Ontario 1
Employment 1
Enquêtes publiques 1
Government purchasing of real property 1
Great Britain.Parliament - Elections 1
Handicapped 1
Hryciuk, W.P 1
Human Rights 1
Hydroelectric power plants 1
Industrial Relations - Industrial relations - Wages Councils 1
Industrial relations - Great Britain 1
Industries -- Ireland 1
Ireland - Economic conditions - 19th century 1
Ireland -- Economic conditions 1918-1949 1
Irish papers - government - parliament - elections 1
Irish papers - health 1
Irish papers - legal administration, police, law - consolidation and revision of statute law 1
Irish papers - poor law, social insurance 1
Irish papers - trade and industry - particular industries and trades 1
Labour - Industrial Relations - Wages Councils, Truck, Holidays 1
Land use, Urban 1
Leiner, Norbert, 1933- 1
Local government - Ireland 1
Lodging-houses 1
Long-term care facilities 1
Milk 1
Minimum wage -- Michigan 1
Motion pictures -- Censorship Great Britain 1
Motion pictures -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Motion pictures -- Social aspects Great Britain 1
Motion pictures and children -- Great Britain 1
Motion pictures in education -- Great Britain 1
New towns 1
Niagara Regional Police Force 1
North Pickering Project (Ont.) 1
Ontario Agricultural College 1
Papua New Guinea 1
Police 1
Police corruption 1
Political crimes and offenses - Ireland 1
Poor laws - Ireland 1
Procedure (Law) - Ireland 1
Public health - Ireland 1
Public welfare - Ireland 1
Quebec (Province). Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Baie des Chaleurs Matter 1
Québec (Province). Commission royale d'enquête sur l'affaire du chemin de fer de la Baie des Chaleurs 1
Recreation areas 1
Regional planning 1
Stewart, Gordon R 1
Universities and colleges 1
Universities and colleges -- Upper Canada 1
University of King's College (Toronto, Ont.) 1
Village communities -- India 1
Wages -- Women Michigan 1
Women -- Employment Michigan 1
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great britain. commission of inquiry into collection and management of revenue in ireland and great britain 23
great britain. commission of inquiry into courts of justice in ireland 22
great britain. commission of inquiry into fees and emoluments received in public offices in ireland 18
great britain. parliament. house of commons. commission of inquiry into nature and extent of bogs in ireland 4
commission of inquiry into the resources and industries of ireland 3
great britain. royal commission of inquiry into procedure, practice and methods of valuation by land commission land judges court and civil bill courts in ireland under land acts and land purchase acts 3
university of toronto. commission of inquiry into the affairs of king's college university and upper canada college 3
commission of inquiry 2
commission of inquiry--policing in relation to the blood tribe (alta.) 2
great britain. parliament. house of commons. commission of inquiry into the claims of creditors of the royal canal company in ireland 2
michigan. budget commission of inquiry 2
quebec (province). royal commission of inquiry into the baie des chaleurs railway matter 2
zambia. commission of inquiry into the former lumpa church 2
canada. ogilvie commission of inquiry 1
commission of inquiry into charges by a.f.ball against the magistracy of dungannon 1
commission of inquiry into excise establishment 1
commission of inquiry into fees and emoluments received in public offices in ireland. committee to consider list of 1801 for promulgation of statutes in ireland 1
commission of inquiry on poor relief 1
commission of inquiry re: his honour judge w.p. hryciuk (ont.) 1
commission of inquiry re: his honour senior judge gordon r. stewart (ont.) 1
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